JOHN'S OUTSIDE SKILLET FRIES

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Peggy Lawhon

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@PeggySL

On a hot day, who wants to heat up the kitchen? This is a basic recipe, but HOW they are fried, makes them a winner!! These are fried in a cast iron skillet on a gas grill. This picture was taken just before they were finished cooking.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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  • 4 - 5
    medium sized potatoes - with skins
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    peanut oil

How to Make JOHN'S OUTSIDE SKILLET FRIES

Step-by-Step

  1. wash outside of potatoes
  2. slice potatoes lengthwise in quarters, then slice crosswise to make 1/2 inch pieces - do not rinse again
  3. place in bowl and toss with salt and pepper to taste and let set
  4. place 10" cast iron skillet on grill and fill with about an inch of peanut oil
  5. allow oil to reach deep frying temperature...about 375 - keeping the grill lid closed should allow this temperature
  6. place potatoes in hot oil and fry till golden brown on the outside and tender on the inside - again keeping the grill lid closed
  7. place fried potatoes on dish lined with paper towels
  8. if you like, add more salt and pepper when finished

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About JOHN'S OUTSIDE SKILLET FRIES

Course/Dish: Potatoes




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